Oklahoma’s Response to Man-made Quakes is More Passive Than Other States
Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
May 17, 2013
The 5.7-magnitude earthquake that destroyed 14 homes and injured two Oklahomans in November 2011 was the nation’s largest quake linked to injecting wastewater from oil and gas production deep underground. But neither that quake near Prague, nor Oklahoma’s recent spike in seismic activity, has provoked lawmakers or regulators here to write rules to protect public safety. [...]
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